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not to follow the leader. >> brown: and mark shields and michael gerson analyze the week's news. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and friends of the newshour. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: the remaking of the obama administration's foreign policy team began today as the president nominated massachusetts senator john kerry to replace hilary clinton as secretary of state. the former presidential candidate who lost to george w. bush in 2004 got the nod after u.n. ambassador susan rice withdrew her name. she'd faced republican criticisms over the benghazi terrorist attack. president obama made the a
are the national press club for the annual authors night and we are joined now by michael ward and of the new york times. in the game is his most recent book. if you could summarize this for us. >> this took me three years and it's the first comprehensive history of the war and iraq and i think what makes it unique is i incorporate not only the views of the american policymakers but all of the iraqi leadership from maliki, their rivals, their adversaries, the former insurgents, and so i incorporated the iraqi account of what was going on as well as the american account and what is happening on the battlefield and the war in iraq. i try to put all together in one book. >> why you call it to the endgame? >> because i covered the surge and its the endgame of american military involvement and i spent the last third of the book covers the obama administration that hasn't been well covered by the media and i learned a lot from doing this and during the campaign president obama talked about the gold at the end of the war in iraq and we certainly took down the troops but what i discovered in doing the boo
mostly snowfall in the district and points north and west. let's take a look outside now with the michael & son weather could. we are looking at reagan national airport where all is fine right now but the clouds have started to build in. the current temperature is 38 degrees. the dew point is still well below freezing, so as any precipitation falls, i think it will actually become ice if it isn't already. so we are going to watch out for that wintry mix making its way toward us as we head through overnight hours and then it will start to actually fall before sunrise. so that snow mix is approaching. most of the snow will be during the morning hours on saturday. saturday afternoon we'll see pretty quick clearing but not before dumping some snow north and west of the city and then a wintry mix with mostly rain south and east of the city as we head into the afternoon as i mentioned before. it is already down to freezing in frederick, leesburg 36, gaithersburg 30, hagsers town 32 as well. all the area is also seeing dew points below freezing as i mentioned before, and as this rain makes it to
was taken into custody shortly after the shooting. >>> michael crapo is charged with dui. a police officer saw him drive through a red light early saturday morning. the senator reportedly registered a blood alcohol level of .11. in virginia the legal limit is .08. he released an official apology. >>> all you holiday shopping procrastinators, today is the last day to get what you need. macy's is open 24 hours. the deals and longer hours aren't helping people spend more money. sales fell 2 1/2 percent since the black friday weekend. >>> in football news, robert griffin, iii was back in action sunday to play on his injured right knee the first time in two weeks. >> it was a limited version but he got the job done in a different way. fox 5 sports reporter lindsay murphy has more from the rookie quarterback. >> i was playing quarterback for the washington redskins. i felt like myself. >> reporter: rg3 was limited in his running accounting for two carries and four yards. he made up for his lack of mobility with his arm throwing two touchdown passes. >> i thought he did an excellent job coming ba
the cliff to 25543. >>> senator michael crapo of ied low has been arrested -- idaho has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence. he was pulled over sunday morning for running a red light in virginia. he failed a field sobriety test. the senator issued a statement saying he was deeply sorry and would deal with whatever penalty comes his way. he's due in court january 4. >>> former president george h.w. bush may not be home in time for christmas. doctors at a houston hospital say the 41st president needs to build up his energy before he can be released. the 88-year-old bush was hospitalized november 23 for a bronchitis-related cough. >>> president obama was among the more than 1,000 people attending a memorial service for the late hawaii senator daniel inouye. the army veteran and war hero died of respiratory complications last monday. hawaii's governor and military leaders also attended. inouye was 88 years old. he was the second longest serving senator in u.s. history. >>> a loudoun county police dog missing since last friday has been found. bronco, the german sheph
: michael moore. host: i'm sorry? caller: michael moore. capitalism is dead. host: george, good morning. caller: good morning. george will. he is not an office holder and has no intention of running for public office. he gave a lecture in st. louis on december 4 and it was aired on c-span last evening. it was about progressivism and how would differs from thomas jefferson's vision and view of the basis for our government founded in natural rights. wilson was the opposite in his view. a little bit of a man involved subject. the movement started with president wilson and basically 100 years ago. george will analyze it in his lecture at the differences between the declaration of independence upon which thomas jefferson based the fundamental rights, the natural rights as announced in the declaration of independence. host: what is it about mr. will that makes him a hero to you? caller: he has consistently for decades espoused in billion form. fo brilliant writing he is a conservative in the truest sense of the word. he made clear the distinction between what happened in the french revolution
for michael chiapperini and tomasz kaczowka are held today. joseph hofstetter and jason scardino are recovering from surgery. >>> the moderator of "meet the dress" was interviewing nra vice president wayne lapierre when he brought out something that caught the attention of d.c. police. >> here is a magazine for ammunition that carries 30 bullets. isn't it possible if we got rid of these, if we replaced them and said you could only have a magazine that carries five or ten bullets, isn't it just possible we could reduce the carnage in a situation like newtown? >> i don't believe that's going to make one difference. >> it's not known whether that magazine was an authentic clip or just a prop. possessing a large capacity magazine is illegal in the district of columbia. police are investigating. nbc not commenting. >>> guess what it's boxing in the uk, canada and several other country and shoppers are mobbing the stores. these are the crowds in london. the 26th of december is like black friday here in the united states. analysts expect 4 million british shopper also spend nearly $5 bi
because britain threatens to arrest him if he steps foot on british soil. i recently spoke with michael ratner, president emeritus of the center for constitutional rights and asked about the jeremy hammond case here in new york. >> the center for constitutional rights and myself and lawyers for julian assange and wikileaks, wikileaks has two very big sources of documents. one of them are the documents allegedly that bradley manning up loaded, which include the afghan war logs, videos, etc., and that is bradley manning, allegedly. the others are the stratfor documents, the private intelligence company which there are some 5 million documents, the or uploaded to wikileaks. if we talk about our client, julian assange, two of the alleged sources are jeremy hammond, anonymous, and bradley manning. so we're very concerned. i know wikileaks is concerned its sources in a protected in all the support they get. so as part of that, i've been monitoring and gone to various hearings with jeremy hammond, and i went to the prison and met him. i was at his recent bail hearing in federal court were even
week at age 88. >>> senator michael crapo of idaho has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence. police in alexandria, virginia pulled the senator over sunday morning for running a red light. police say crapo failed a field sobriety test. the senator issued a statement saying he was deeply sorry and would deal with whatever penalty comes his way. >>> he says he loves christmas. that is his favorite time of the year. for the past 50 years, joseph has had the great passion of decorating his home in fairfax county to be a local must see. but this year he has decided to do something different to benefit the very special children of st. jude's children's research hospital. joining me this morning is joseph. good morning. thank you. who do you have there with you? >> good morning. how are you? >> i'm well. who is standing there with you? >> my wife who is my rock. she's responsible for all the things that i do. >> joseph and tamara, thank you for being with us. tell us about this incredible light show and why you're doing it this year for a different reason? >> well, as
," the place for politics. [ male announcer ] feeling like a shadow of your former self? c'mon, michael! get in the game! [ male announcer ] don't have the hops for hoops with your buddies? lost your appetite for romance? and your mood is on its way down. you might not just be getting older. you might have a treatable condition called low testosterone or low t. millions of men, forty-five or older, may have low t. so talk to your doctor about low t. hey, michael! [ male announcer ] and step out of the shadows. hi! how are you? be governed by sharia law, have for politics. >>> massachusetts congressman ed markey announced today his candidacy for the united states senate seat held by john kerry who president obama has nominated for secretary of state. markey is a friend and respected guest on "hardball" and has been in the house since 1976. he's the dean of the massachusetts delegation and he has the best values of anybody i know in politics. if he gets the democratic nomination for the senate, he could wind up running against scott brown who won the seat in 2010, then lost it last month. the
name was peg mullen. she wrote a book about the death of her son, michael mullen. the name of the book was "friendly fire." norman schwartzkopf was the battalion commander. he was so approachable to peg mullen, so human in his relations with peg mullen, who sought to find out how her son was killed in vietnam. he died from friendly fire, which, you know obviously meant he was killed within the confines of his own unit by shrapnel from american weapons fired. it was so impressive to read about then a colonel later to become norm an schwartzkopf general "time" magazine's man of the year who was so human. just that clip we just showed right then compared to a lot of military officials who we see on tv. an actual human being would could say i hope i don't make a mistake. things like that. interesting, at least to me. >> i think very interesting. i grew up -- i was in high school in part of the anti-vietnam protest, so he was a symbol. you kind of respected him. as you grew holder, you learned that you can politically be different and still respect the man. he was the kind of guy that would
't want to raise a spoiled child. >> reporter: michael johnson wanted to teach his 12-year-old son alex a lesson. >> i think at that age took everything for granted. kids don't think about having a house, having a car. having a bed. having clothes. having food. >> reporter: so johnson made a batch of breakfast bur re: tos, put them in the truck and took his son and his friend luke to see where the homeless live another streets of san diego. >> i was like scared because i thought they were all criminals and drunks and like addicted to drugs. >> reporter: but what they found was something different. >> they would all be like god bless you, and we're like god bless you too. >> reporter: the boys now a group of seven have been making burritos and taking them to the streets every sunday morning for more than 100 weeks. >> they haven't stopped, since -- these guys are the bottom. >> they have a lot of heart. report around here they are now known simply as the burrito boys. >> they're like water really proud of you guys for doing that, and it really feet good. >> thank you, brother. >> reporte
customers. >> in other news, u.s. senator michael crapo is free on bond after being arrested for alleged drug driving. the idaho republican and a red- light in alexandria early sunday morning and failed several field sobriety tests. he's expected in court january 4. he issued a statement saying, "i am deeply sorry for the actions that resulted in this circumstance. i made a mistake for which i apologize to my family constituents, and many others who put their trust in me. i accept responsibility and will deal with whatever penalty comes my way. can and i will undertake measures to ensure the circumstances never repeated." >> under the people are expected to gather at the washington monument this afternoon to honor the victims of the connecticut school shooting. organizers of the circle up for kids events a people will join hands to form a large community circle around a anna kournikova. loveville noontime event is to urge people to find ways to prevent similar incidents in the future. people in new york city who want tighter gun laws are making their voices heard, marching over the brook
and lieutenant michael chiapperini. before shooting himself, and at his side, a rambling note. >> i need to see how much of a neighborhood i can burn down. and do what i like best, killing people. >> reporter: his intent to kill is clear, though his motive is still a mystery. but we do know spengler had a violent past. the 62-year-old served 17 years for killing his grandmother with a hammer. because spengler was a felon, he shouldn't have been able to possess weapons in the first place. two firefighters are in the hospital in stable condition. fortunately, both of them are expected to make full recovery. >> thank you for that, linsey. >>> we're going to turn to paula faris, in with the other top developing stories this morning. paula? >> good morning to you. the president is enjoying time away from the white house. but president obama is cutting short his christmas vacation. he is leaving hawaii tonight, so that he can be back in washington when congress reconvenes tomorrow. and they can try once again to negotiate a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff by the end of the year. just about every ameri
and into tomorrow morning. so here's what we're dealing with right now. nice quiet view from our michael & son weather camera. it does look like our temperatures though are pretty chilly. only 37 degrees for reagan national airport at this hour. we'll have a little bit of sunshine through mid-morning bring in some cloud cover midday and into the afternoon. and definitely see the opportunity for that snow showers to begin overnight tonight. temperatures are in the 30s but it's definitely feeling like the 20s and below. wind bundle up as -- bundled up as you head out. we are in a green weather alert for today with the wind advisory already popping in for the northern and western counties at midnight tonight. beverly? >>> we're checking out the ride olga for folks dry pavement this morning along with the extra friday light volume. if you head in on 66 front royal on into falls church and across the teddy roosevelt bridge. here's northbound 95 heading into springfield with the pace good. no active work zones to worry about out of fredericksburg through stafford into quantico. on to woodbridge and
senator michael crapo says he will not fight his dui charges. senator crapo got pulled over saturday in alexandria. police say he ran a red light. the senator reportedly registered a blood alcohol level of .11. the legal limit in virginia is .08. sources say the senator consulted an attorney. he is due in court january 4th. >>> the edge on d.c. tonight where a bank robbery suspect was spotted on a metro surveillance camera. want you to take a look at the man walking in the foreground of this video. the fbi believes he robbed the suntrust bank on h street northwest on wednesday. if you recognize him, you're asked to call police. >>> they're some of the largest gun shows on the east coast and this afternoon hundreds of people waited online to get into the nation's gun show at the dulles expo center in chantilly. remember today marks the two week mark since the shooting tragedy in connecticut. many gun enthusiasts say they worry that new gun control laws could be passed and as a result, gun sales are now booming. >> with all the political issues and all that i think there is more people
accomplice are due in court. the third suspect, michael moore, waived his right to a hearing. >>> today is the first day of the gun show in chantilly. protesters plan to be out in full force. the code pink, the social advocacy group, is prepared to protest outside. the group interrupted the nra news conference last week if you you remember this. they want stricter regulations when it comes to buying guns. >> the rules on gun shows are very loose. the feeling is, this is not a sane way to protect you and me and our kids. >> despite the protests, gun stores have seen a huge increase in sales because many fear stricter regulations in light of the newtown school shooting. >> we're just getting started on news4 today. it's happened again. police begin a second search for the person who pushed someone off a new york city subway platform. >>> the 12 and 13-year-olds facing charges in a brazen crime in northern virginia. >>> more winter weather rolling in for the weekend. the >>> all right. grab the skis, the snowboard, it's time to hit the slopes again. the winter storm and cold temperatures h
happened. police say that michael crapo was pulled over early sunday in dc for running a red light. he he was arrested after failing a sobriety test. he has been released on bond and he is a mormon from idaho and has said in past interviews he abstains tans from drinking because it's prohibit -- from drinking abtans interest -- abstains from drinking alcohol because it's prohibited by the church. >>> bolt a man has been -- a man is 36-year-old gregory stegall and a officer was on patrol when he noticed a suspicious man behind the shell. he asked the man to come out from behind the business and he refused and police say he threatened the officer with a knife. the man was shot once and the officer right now is on routine administrative leave. >>> an investigation continues into what caused a body to be pulled from the inner harbor sunday behind a world trade center. the medical examiner's office is working to determine the cause of death. the person has not been identified but as soon as we know we will let you know. >>> 6:47. five things to know on this monday morning. it's christmas eve a
. >>> a u.s. senator faces drunk driving charges this morning. michael crapo a republican from idaho was pulled over in virginia early sunday morning. police say that he ran a red light and failed field sobriety test. he posted a bond and alpoi-- and apologized for his actions. he has a court date set for january. >>> santa claus will make a special stop in baltimore at ronald mcdonald house is and will spend sometime with the kid putting an extra smile on their faces for this holiday season. >>> and over the next few weeks, the president will make a decision on how many american troops will be coming home from afghanistan next year. a major factor will be how successful they are in preparing afghan forces to secure their country. that outlook took a grim turn this morning when an afghan police woman killed an american adviser at the kabul police headquarters. that happened this morning. >>> a possibility of slick roads later on this morning especially in northern maryland. the state highway administration is ready to roll out and keep the roads safe. they are reminding you to take i
got their gifts here at this christmas party. 10-year-old michael caprio says christmas won't be the same now that his family lives in a small apartment. >> we can't have our normal everyday thing. >> reporter: but the parents say secret sandy is taking some of the disappointments away. >> we didn't expect special angels like this. >> reporter: the charity will collect donations all year long to benefit kids in hard hit areas. >>> straight ahead, your christmas eve forecast. and in sports, the seahawks reign on the 49ers hopes of winning the division for a second year in a row. >>> happy holidays from kabul, afghanistan. i'm major. >>> i'm first class crist ter hyde. i'd like to say hello to my son tyler and daughter victoria, my mom and dad and friends in kentucky and new york. happy holidays. happy new year. love you. the enamel starts to wear down. and you can't grow your enamel back. i was quite surprised, as only few as four exposures a day what that can do to you. it's quite a lesson learned. my dentist recommended that i use pronamel. because it helps to strengthen th
the supreme court and michael grunwald, new deal: hidden story of changing the obama era along with bob woodward's, the price of politics. i want to ask, did that word were its most recent book at the attention most of his books get? >> my feeling is that it got initial attention but was crowded out by the nature of the new seiko happening so fast. in my mind through a couple of nuggets not reported before, but there was sent that many other ones that emerged after one or two comes to care for the book lost its momentum. i'm sure bob will have been equally subsisted answer on this, too. >> what are you comparing it to? it was not his most commercially successful book. so it thinks are touched on two things. one is the new seiko has so speeded up in the other fact it was the topic. it was about negotiations of the budget, the dead. that's not exactly an exciting second topic for a lot of people. i opposed to his books on maneuvering the bush white house over the war, which i think would have more interest. >> guest: one thing i wanted to bring up this trans gentle to these particular boo
] feeling like a shadow of your former self? c'mon, michael! get in the game! [ male announcer ] don't have the hops for hoops with your buddies? lost your appetite for romance? and your mood is on its way down. you might not just be getting older. you might have a treatable condition called low testosterone or low t. millions of men, forty-five or older, may have low t. so talk to your doctor about low t. hey, michael! [ male announcer ] and step out of the shadows. hi! how are you? [ male announcer ] learn more at isitlowt.com. [ laughs ] hey! >> here now are the top moments that stood out from romney's run, the good, the bad and the ugly. >> i have just called president obama to congratulate him on his victory. his supporters and campaign also deserve his congratulations. i wish all of them well but particularly the president, the first lady and their daughters. this is a time of great challenges for america and i pray that the president will be successful in guiding our nation. >>> developing news right now, mitt romney makes it official launching his 2012 presidential bid today in new
over the weekend. police in alexandria arrested idaho senator michael crapo early yesterday morning. officers pulled him over for running a red light. he failed field sobriety test. his blood alcohol content was .11 above the legal limit in virginia. crapo who is mormon says he's sorry for what he calls a mistake and is due in court next month. >> three minutes after the hour. most federal employees will have the day off from work this christmas eve. president obama made that announcement on friday. last-minute shoppers can use metro to get around today. metro operating on its regular weekday service today. trains will run until midnight tonight. tomorrow trains and buses will operate on a sunday schedule. that's from 7:00 a.m. until midnight. >> let the last-minute holiday shopping rush begin. shoppers now have less than 24 hours to finish up buying whatever they need and it's sure to be a hectic day. news4's melissa mollet is live with a preview of the shopping madness. good morning, melissa. >> reporter: it's the night before christmas and time for you procrastinators like myself
senator is apologizing for a drunk driving arrest. police in alexandria arrested idaho senator michael crapo early yesterday morning. officers pulled him over for running a red light. he failed a field sobriety test. blood alcohol content .11 above the legal limit in virginia. crapo is mormon and says he made a mistake and accepts responsibility for what happened. he's due in court next month. >>> just days after the nra's comments on the deadly sandy hook shooting sparked controversy, the debate over gun control in this country is in high gear. yesterday a small but vocal group of people demonstrated outside a gun shop in falls church. the group called for a ban on assault style weapons and ammunition and more funding for mental health programs. the nra's push to put armed guards in schools across the country has people talking. >> i don't understand why they are here. they are exercising their first amendment rights and we're here exercising our second amendment rights. >> this doesn't define us as a society. how many people should carry guns? it's the character. the character. the c
. you park outside, leaving early, you may have to scrape the windshields. on our michael & son weather camera, good visibility. 32 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. the north wind at 6:00 making it feel like 26 this morning. active across the country. another storm system coming if from the west. look at all the rain and mountain snows extending toward the enter mountain west. jet stream across mexico and texas, this will activate a storm system tomorrow. could be quite a severe weather outbreak from east texas through louisiana. maybe lower areas of alabama as well. then this system is going to be coming across us this afternoon and this evening. you'll notice a little bit of blue here in the mountains. that is indicative of snow. i think it's overdoing it just a little bit. by this evening, 5:00, most of this will be north of the mason- dixon line. then we're going to watch the next storm system really start to take ship as we head into tuesday night and wednesday throwing the rain and maybe some early snow our way. but this is going to be a rain event for the most part for us here i
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the details. michael described it as it's not a palemic and i think audiences smell propaganda but if you can introduce the complexity of what they do. "24" was not about a good choice and bad choice but the better of two bad choices. if there was a formula of "24" that would have been it. and i think these people saw and president obama sees as well there is something about the presentation of the complexity of some of the things that people who are charged with these jobs have to deal with. writing it and imagining it makes me glad it's not my job just imagining how tough some of these decisions must be makes you grateful. >> the verse that we show in frost nixon "the queen" and that is how much responsibility you take with that, especially when art itself is working in metaphors. when people ask me about there is a pivot al scene in "frost nixon" which never happened. how could you show that because that is a pivotal moment in the piece. and the same with "the queen," that never happened. nixon did used to make phone calls and a part of his research would be times he was on heavy medicatio
a perspective on how powerful the nra really is in the republican party because we had michael bloomberg, mayor of new york city, on "meet the press" last week. he said they are not that powerful. it is -- they are just -- ed rendell, former governor of pennsylvania. he got elected three times and said they are a piper tiger. >> i agree with the mayor. i said this for a very long time. the myth of the power of the nra is much greater than the actual power of the nra. you have to remember in -- talking about grover norquist and pledge or nra and -- their views, and -- you know, there are a lot of members of congress who are ideologically lined with the views of the organization. less about what the nra can do to them than they agree on most issues. they are getting that support. but if you go out and speak clearly to your constituents about what your views are on the issues and -- about revoking second amendment rights, really only talking about common sense reforms, i think most people would agree with you and most of your constituents, republican, sxind democrats would agree. >> we will be tal
.88 a piece. c'mon, michael! get in the game! [ male announcer ] don't have the hops for hoops with your buddies? lost your appetite for romance? and your mood is on its way down. you might not just be getting older. you might have a treatable condition called low testosterone or low t. millions of men, forty-five or older, may have low t. so talk to your doctor about low t. hey, michael! [ male announcer ] and step out of the shadows. hi! how are you? [ male announcer ] learn more at isitlowt.com. [ laughs ] hey! >> authorities in upstate new york have arrested a 24-year-old woman who they say bought guns for william spengler. spengler is the man behind last week's shooting death of two fear fighters. as an ex-con he would not have been able to buy the guns himself. officials say dawn wynn lied on a form saying she'd be the gun owner. she told the court the weapons were stolen from her. that story and of course, the newtown school shooting has drawn a lot of attention to gun control laws in this country as lawmakers and lobbyists debate solutions and some are taking actions themselves.
'mon, michael! get in the game! [ male announcer ] don't have the hops for hoops with your buddies? lost your appetite for romance? and your mood is on its way down. you might not just be getting older. you might have a treatable condition called low testosterone or low t. millions of men, forty-five or older, may have low t. so talk to your doctor about low t. hey, michael! [ male announcer ] and step out of the shadows. hi! how are you? [ male announcer ] learn more at isitlowt.com. [ laughs ] hey! >> look, on taxes i know it's hard for the republicans, but the president ran on that platform. $250,000, no tax increases people below, but taxes for people above. >> tax rate hikes are a partisan solution driven by the president, but he is going to get tax rate hikes. to my republican colleagues, if we can protect 99% of the american public from a tax hike, that is not a tax increase in my book. >> so close and yet still so far. democrat senator chuck schumer and republican senator lindsey grap striking similar notes on taxes, but time is running out. there's still no real deal in sight. joinin
. i have no idea why i like the show -- the think it's less about details. michael described it as it's not a palemic and i think audiences smell propaganda but if you can introduce the complexity of what they do. "24" was not about a good choice and bad choice but the better of two bad choices. if there was a formula of "24" that would have been it. and i think these people saw and president obama sees as well there is something about the presentation of the complexity of some of the things that people who are charged with these jobs have to deal with. writing it and imagining it makes me glad it's not my job just imagining how tough some of these decisions must be makes you grateful. >> the verse that we show in frost nixon "the queen" and that is how much responsibility you take with that, especially when art itself is working in metaphors. when people ask me about there is a pivot al scene in "frost nixon" which never happened. how could you show that because that is a pivotal moment in the piece. and the same with "the queen," that never happened. nixon did used to make phone cal
there in terms of jobs. >> reporter: michael would know since he used to run the state's employment development agency. california's unemployment rate dropped to 9.8% in november from 10.1% in october. the numbers haven't been this good since 2007. he says those numbers though are somewhat misleading. he says there are one million californians who have part-time jobs who would actually prefer to be working full time. they are the ones helping to bring the unemployment rate down making the market look better than it really is. >> they are employed but some are working 5, 10, 15 hours a week. that's a different type of employment. >> reporter: he says it's not bad for everyone. silicon valley is hiring if you have a certain skill set. >> even here in san francisco, even here, it's doing better than virtually everywhere else. you have a bifurcated economy. if you are a skilled programmer, if you have those computer skills, it's the greatest place to be on the earth. but for the rest of
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, this is the michael & son live weather cam, and it is 38 degrees outside with a dew point of 27. so the dew point is still below freezing, as our storm system approaches. right now in our weatherren headlines, we do have -- weather headlines we have the snow and wintery mix making its way toward us. most will fall during the morning hours saturday. after it's said and done, we'll have snow north and west of the beltway. a mix to rain south and east of the beltway. the precipitation ends in the afternoon. by dinnertime you'll be in the clear again. right now we're below frozing in hagerstown and frederick at 30 degrees. 31 martinsburg. right at freezing in leesburg and everything moving up north from southwest to suite southeast. overnight tonight around 4:00 to 5:00 a.m. is when people will have mixed showers and snow showers approaching. 26 in some of the suburbs. 32 downtown. no chance this is going to be melting before the sun rises. and since the precip starts before the sun rises, i think we will see a light accumulation. a mix of snow for most of us. temperatures in the 30s with winds out o
. tommy branch and sony kuti were in superior to formally hear the charges. the third suspect michael moore waived his hearing. the suspects are accused of beating and robbing thomas mass mazlin when he was walking home. the suspects will be back in court next week. >>> former president george h.w. bush is said to be improving at a houston hospital this afternoon, even singing to his doctors and nurseman. a family spokesman says the 88-year-old is in good spirits. the former president has been hospitalized now for more than a month. doctors say they're still optimistic about his recovery. >>> policy tigds and leader remembering general norman schwarzkopf, the man who commanded forces in the first gulf war died yesterday of complications from pneumonia. andrea mitchell looks back at his career and explains how he earned his nickname. >> reporter: nicknamed stormin' norman for his legendary temper, norman schwarzkopf was an american original. colorful and blunt-talking, he used his prewar briefings to try to sca to. >> reporter: when the decision to go to war was made, he was ready with
on the dui arrest of senator michael creigh po -- crapo. an officer saw him run a red light. police say senator crapo registered alcohol level of .11. the senator released a statement saying in part i am deeply sorry. i made a mistake for which i apologize to my family, my idaho constituents and any others that put their trust in me. i accept total responsibility and will deal with whatever pent comes my way. >>> bill bowling is among the associated press list of newsmakers to watch in 2013. this comes as elections loom for three statewide offices. he withdraw from his campaign for governor last month after he felt the attorney general squeezed him out of a g.o.p. nomination. he could still run for the position as an independent. >>> coming up, why people in parts of chile are on high alert this morning. >> details of a special christmas eve event taking place on the national mall today. >>> officials in chile issued the highest alert sunday for a volcano on the border with argentina. it started spilling ash and gas saturday. so far there are no mandatory evacuations. many farmers are m
for a drunk driving arrest. police say alaex andreandria po arrested idaho senator michael crapo. crapo says that he made a mistake and accepts responsibility for what happened. he's due in court next month. >>> the head of the nra defends some controversial remarks about gun control made in the aftermath of the deadly shooting at sandy hook elementary. he sticks by his statement where he says the tragedy could have been prevented if every school has armed guards. >> it's crazy to call for putting police and armed security in our school to protect our children then call me crazy. i think the american people think it's crazy not to do it. it's the one thing that would keep people safe and the nra is going to try to do that. >> he sat down with "meet the press" david gregory yesterday and the first time he's taken questions. many called the comments out of touch. the shooting at sandy hook sparked a new debate on gun control after a man shot 20 children and six adults ten days ago. that debate was evident throughout the washington area over the weekend. a small but vocal group of gun control a
michael linton to thank for that. michael is co-chair politics aside 2012 just like 2010 and he, of course, is a trustee so we're delighted to have him. he'll moderate tonight. and with him and i'll ask the panel to come forward. howard gordon and michael sheen. >> figs of all, thank you for being here this evening and thank you for being here on a friday night. i don't do this for a living so you're going to have to fill in in the middle. let's start off with we all know the wonderful shows and movies you've been involved with, many of which have overlapped with politics from "homeland," "the queen", so the first thing i'd like to ask -- i'd like to talk about the shows "homeland" and "the queen." where did those come from in the first place? >> "24" came from a basic idea, two writers. joel said it was an in the shower idea. i'm thinking about television and in television there are 22 or 24 episodes in a season, thinking about the number 24 and said could you do an entire series of television over the course of one day. and i was an executive at fox at the time and when he came in and sa
. on the subject of being on the roads, conservative u.s. senator michael crapo charged with drunken driving after a weekend arrest in washington, d.c. suburb over the weekend. idaho republican who has said he does not drink because of his mormon faith had a blood alcohol content of .11%. he issued apology accepting total responsibility for ips dent. in newtown, connecticut, a resident told reporters christmas will never be the same for the families who lost children and loved ones in the december 14 massacre. correspondent molly henneberg reports both sides of gun debate trying to develop a plan to keep the nation's chirp safe. >> the national rifle association may support plan to put armed officers at the nation's school bus lawmakers are less than enthusiastic about the idea, especially the democrats. dianne feinstein who is expected to introduce gun control legislation in january, called the nra idea "distraction." others suggest it might have the opposite effect on lawmakers. >> well, i think he is so extreme a tone deaf he actually helps the cause of us passing sensible gun legislation in th
the monte carlo. i wish they'd ring the bell every day, don't you? onto the news. >>> u.s. senator michael crapo is apologizing after being arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. the idaho republican was pulled over early sunday after running a red light in alexandria, virginia. his blood alcohol level at the time was .110. the legal limit in virginia is .08. according to his biography, crapo is a mormon. as you know, mormons are prohibited from using alcohol. crapo has a court date set for january the 4th. >>> "newsweek" has released a cover of its final print edition, featuring an archival photo of offices in new york. it reads #lastprintissue. the magazine will continue in the new year as a digital only publication. >>> the nra is not can backing on its proposal calling for armed guards in every school in america after the december 14th massacre in newtown, connecticut. the 4 million member gun lobby has been criticized for coming out friday and stating its position to keep something like that from ever happening again. its ceo stood by the group's position on
. >> more turmoil for the jackson family last summer as michael jackson's teenage daughter, paris, announced on twitter that her grandmother and guardian, katherine jackson, was missing, forcing a judge to suspend her guardianship of michael's three kids. >> katherine jackson, she's back home. she says she wasn't kidnapped. >> michael's siblings disputed the claim, saying his mother was resting in arizona under doctor's orders. a judge later restored katherine as permanent guardian of michael's children. >> he's tearing on my pants, mama! >> reporter: whether it was a pleasure or a guilty pressure, audiences couldn't turn away from tlc's hit reality show, "here comes honey boo-boo" about a child beauty pageant contestant and her family. ♪ gangnam style >> reporter: rapper psy went to a worldwide phenomenon after his catchy dance tune gangnam style hit the web. the music video featuring the south korean star's song and dance shattered records online, with more than 970 million views on youtube. but psy's newfound fame wasn't without controversy. harsh anne-american remarks he made during a
, has heard me talk about my mentor, michael callahan. taught me in high school, helped me with money as i was going to law school. and he was on a pension. he was a disabled veteran. he was just such a good friend of mine. he and senator inouye were friends. they talked about what it's like to not have a limb. callahan's was a leg. inouye's was an arm. and they talked and they were friends. michael callahan worked back here as an aide to senators in summers and got to know senator inouye. my thoughts are with his family, including his wife irene, his son ken, their daughter mancheska, a stepdaughter jennifer and a granddaughter maggie, named after, of course, his first wife. their loss is the nation's loss. last night, we lost a noble soul. dan inouye lived a long and productive life. still i speak for dan's senate family when i say we're devastated by his passing. but we will all miss him. his legacy will live in the halls of the senate and the state of hawaii as long as history is written. his place in the history books will not fade. as the second-longest serving senator in our hi
and whether or not you can have a plastic bag or drink a soda. michael bloomberg a great example, he is banning the cuts in new york city. so that and we are talking about, that ideology on the left, the progressive ideology. swatter some of the mifsud are commonly held by today's progress of squawks i've got about five myths that we tend to focus on the first to because those are the big juicy ideas and the bad ideas one is the natural things are good and number two, on the natural things are bad. number three, unchecked science will destroy us. number four, science is only relative any way, and number five, science is on our side. okay. the first one we learn all about them there. we are going to talk mostly about the most famous progressive today, president barack obama and his resume when it comes to science, but just to give you an idea about why these are important, natural things are good. that's behind the organic food movement. the rejection of the organic the modified to. unnatural things are bad. that is the fear of chemical and bpa, the fear of chemistry and the things th
the weekend. senator michael crepo was charged with driving under the influence. he was pulled over early yesterday froms agoryia, virginia outside of washington. the senator says he is he is deeply sorry and will deal with the consequences. >>> charges could be filed as soon as today against a driver accused of striking several pedestrians in san francisco. one of the victims, a woman from china died from her injuries after thursday night's accident on christmas three- point road. the woman was arrested on suspicion of felony duics and hit and run. >>> other bay area headlines, the murder rate in the city of richmond is at its lowest level since 2001. richmond has had 18 homicides this year. it was nearly three times that just three years ago. the contra costa times requires law enforcement and community efforts. they say it's made a difference. richmond has 190 police officers today. that's up from 150 in 2006. >>> and nurses set to begin a 24-hour strike this morning at hospitals. it is the latest in a series of short-term strikes by the california nurse's association. the strike will
. inouye died a week ago at accepts total responsibility senator michael crapo was arrested in virginia shortly after midnight, saturday night. alexandria police say the idaho republican ran a red light, then failed several field sobriety tests. police say crapo's blood alcohol level was point-one- one ; the legal limit for drivers in virginia is point-oh-eight. in a statement released by his office, crapo said he was -- quote -- "deeply sorry for the actions that resulted in this limit in virginia. the deputy police chief says an investigation is underway to determine whether the killing was intentional or accidental. it was not known whether the victim was a military orthe nato military command says it's looking into the bay area's favorite way the biggest parties and heenan and gary radnich. in national news. demonstrators marched over participated in the march. protestors stopped in the middle of the iconic bridge to read the names of the children and adults killed at sandy hook elementary school in connecticut. as the debate over how to happened in newtown connecticut continues. th
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